The Norton Anthology of Literature by Women: The Traditions in English

The Norton Anthology of Literature by Women: The Traditions in English

This edition has been expanded to extend coverage of the Renaissance, the 17th and 18th centuries, and the 20th century. The text also contains 11 complete works such as Oroonoko, Jane Eyre, The Ballad of the Sad Cafe, The Awakening and Caryl Churchi...

Title:The Norton Anthology of Literature by Women: The Traditions in English
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780393968255
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    The Norton Anthology of Literature by Women: The Traditions in English Reviews

  • Fatin

    Everybody should own a copy of this. It's abso-frikkin-lutely brilliant. Some of the authors/poets included:Sylvia PlathCharlotte Perkins GilmanThe Bronte SistersJane AustenAlice WalkerMargaret Atwood...

  • B. P. Rinehart

    This is an amazing book that gives a very comprehensive selection of women writers in the English language. It includes three novels and has poetry, plays, fiction, non-fiction from women. This anthol...

  • Francesca

    Oh my god, I found it!It is no hyperbole to say that this book saved my life. I stole it off the shelves from my high school's bookstore & through it found many authors that would have taken me years ...

  • Terry

    This book is a fantastic resource, not just for the literature itself, but really for the chapters the authors wrote the historical/literary context for each era. Those sections alone are worth readin...

  • Cami

    This gigantic tome contains works by woman from Julian of Norwich and Anne Bradstreet to the Brontes to Dorothy Parker to Sexton and Plath to Maya Angelou.I own a copy, but wouldn't give it up if you ...

  • H.L. Balcomb

    This book has been a bedside table read for me since 1995. It offers a great selection of female writings spanning from the fourteenth to the end of the twentieth centuries. A great read showcasing th...

  • Wendy

    Still referencing this work and dipping into it for great selections from a marvelously rich canon....

  • Inknscroll

    In this Norton anthology, I enjoyed a beautiful tapestry of many women writers' poems, essays, letters, or excerpts of works (or whole works). I loved Anne Bradstreet's poetry, Abigail Adams' letters ...

  • Ryan

    An anothology well representing women lit, used by Bender in a class at Alma. There are some good pieces in it, and nothing against the feminists of the world -- I surround myself with empowered women...

  • S.

    This is the textbook for my terrifically useless Feminism 101 indoctrination masquerading as an online Women and Literature class. I would much rather read entire books by women authors rather than tr...